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Saturday January 20 2018
Does Dzeko to Chelsea suit everyone?

Selling their top scorer mid-season might seem like madness, but Tom Scholes believes Roma and Chelsea can benefit from Edin Dzeko's move.

Edin Dzeko was linked to Chelsea by multiple sources before the weekend and it looks as if Chelsea and Roma are close to agreeing a deal worth €50-60m for the Bosnian and teammate Emerson Palmieri. That may seem like a lot of money for a player in his early thirties, but if Chelsea want a proven goal-scorer both in European competition and the Premier League, Dzeko might be the perfect fit.

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Thursday January 18 2018
Agent: 'Roma-Chelsea talks for Emerson'

Roma and Chelsea are in negotiations for Emerson Palmieri, confirmed the left-back’s agent. “It’d be a dream to work with Antonio Conte.”

The Brazilian has emerged as the prime candidate for the January transfer window, as Juventus won’t sell Alex Sandro for less than €70m.

On the other hand, Roma have put a price-tag of a reported €30m on Emerson, who has just returned from a torn anterior cruciate ligament.

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Wednesday January 17 2018
'Allegri fit Juventus profile'

Beppe Marotta explained how Juventus went about replacing Antonio Conte with Max Allegri when pre-season training had already begun.

Conte had just won back-to-back Serie A titles when he decided to walk away in the summer of 2014 in a dispute over transfer strategy.

“It was a pretty difficult moment for us, because we terminated the contract with Conte by mutual consent in the second day of pre-season training,” director Marotta told Sky Sport Italia.

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Wednesday January 17 2018
Montella's Sevilla stun Atleti

Vincenzo Montella won back some admiration from Sevilla fans after a shock 2-1 Copa del Rey victory away to Atletico Madrid.

The former Milan Coach had been under fire for his side’s results and performances, losing both La Liga outings back-to-back.

He had also been trailing at the Wanda Metropolitano this evening with Diego Costa on target, but completed the comeback in the final 11 minutes through an own goal and Joaquin Correa.

It’s just the first leg of the quarter-final, but already a very impressive result for Montella.

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Wednesday January 17 2018
Conte considers Italy comeback?

Antonio Conte is seriously considering a return to the Italy bench after his spell at Chelsea, according to reports.

The Coach confessed he regretted the decision to walk away from the Azzurri during their Euro 2016 campaign, but had already signed for the Premier League outfit.

He went on to win the English title at his first attempt, but in recent months the rapport has been tense, particularly with regards to transfer strategy.

According to Tuttomercatoweb, Conte is now giving serious thought to a Nazionale comeback.

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Monday January 15 2018
Milan: ‘Great appreciation’ for Rino

Milan have played down links with Chelsea boss Antonio Conte and spoken of their “great appreciation” for Gennaro Gattuso.

A report in Monday’s Tuttosport claimed Gattuso had to reach a cup Final, take Milan to sixth in Serie A and reduce the gap with the sides above them in order to “scare off the ghost of Conte”.

However, a Press review on the Rossoneri’s official website read: “Milan’s main objective is to keep improving and growing.

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Friday January 12 2018
Mourinho: ‘Contempt for Conte’

Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho seeks to end his war of words with Chelsea’s Antonio Conte, offering “contempt, silence”.

The pair have been involved in a furious back and forth over the past few weeks, with the Italian angered by the Red Devils boss talking about Coaches behaving like “clowns” on the touchline.

That was seen by many as a reference to Conte and Jurgen Klopp, and the former Italy CT hit back by suggesting Mourinho has senile dementia.

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Friday January 12 2018
Conte: Wanted Alexis at Juve…

Chelsea boss Antonio Conte admits he tried to sign Alexis Sanchez for Juventus when he was an Udinese player.

Arsenal stand to lose Alexis for nothing at the end of the season, and Conte was spotted whispering into the Chilean attacker's ear before Chelsea's goalless draw with Arsenal in the Carabao Cup on Wednesday.

“He knows very well in my first season in Juventus we tried to buy him from Udinese and then he decided to go to Barcelona,” the Coach said at a Press conference.

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Friday January 12 2018
Conte: Anything is possible…

Antonio Conte has confessed that “everything is possible” regarding his future as Chelsea boss.

Conte has only one year left on his contract with Chelsea, and there has been an increasing sourness on the Italian's part, including an ongoing feud with former Inter Coach Jose Mourinho.

“I have another year on my contract at this club but, in football, everything is possible,” he said at a Press conference.

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Friday January 12 2018
Zidane on Juventus wish-list?

Zinedine Zidane, Simone Inzaghi and Roberto Mancini are all candidates for Juventus should Max Allegri move on next season.

There have been multiple reports that Antonio Conte is ready to quit Chelsea and return to Italy in the summer, with Allegri being a prime contender to replace him.

Allegri has also been linked with the roles at Paris Saint-Germain, Arsenal and even Real Madrid, so Juve have to consider their own options for the future.

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